Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The Iran - Sudan Alliance To Sell Arms Throughout Africa

Iran's President Ahmadinejad walks with Sudan's President al-Bashir at the Khartoum international airport on September 26, 2011. (Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters)

How Did Iranian Bullets Wind Up in Africa? -- The Atlantic

A new report suggests the tight relationship between the Iranian and Sudanese militaries has consequences far beyond the Sudan's borders.

The Iranian bullets that a Conflict Armament Research report found throughout Africa probably weren't of the highest quality the Islamic Republic could offer. They were all made during the same three-year period at the beginning of the last decade -- it's likely they were military surplus or low-quality leftovers, sold at a discount to anyone looking for cheap ammo. But low-quality bullets are still deadly, and the CAR found Iranian munitions all over Africa, in 14 locations across nine countries, and with groups as diverse as a Tutsi militia in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and terrorists aligned with Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. And there's evidence to suggest that Iran's closest African partner played an active role in funneling the ammunition throughout the continent.

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My Comment:
The Sudanese leaders are already wanted war criminals for genocide .... what`s a few more accusations and war crime charges against them.

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